Plateau FRSC commences night patrol of highways

FRSC The Plateau Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has commenced night patrols of highways in the state. Mr Andrew Bala, the Public Education Officer of the command, said on Wednesday in Jos that the patrols were in compliance with the directives of the Corps High Command. Bala said the patrols were being…

FRSC convicts 25 motorists in Jos

FRSC Boss, Boboye Oyeyemi and other corps marshalls The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Plateau Command, has convicted 25 motorists in Jos over various road traffic offences. The Corps Public Education Officer in the state, Mr Andrew Bala, disclosed this on Saturday in Jos. Bala said that the offenders were apprehended via a Mobile Court…

Fashola Tasks Federal Controllers On Ministry’s Mandate

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, has urged Federal Controllers of works and Housing to wake up to their responsibilities of being drivers of the Ministry’s mandate. According to a press release signed and issued by the Senior Information Officer, Olusegun Ogunlayode, the Minister made the call at a meeting…

Abuja Residents Grapple With Tripartite Societal Hazards

Isa Best Omoegbeji, Abah Adah and Rose Samuel reports that for residents of the Federal Capital Territory and its environs, it is struggle for survival as they battle with a tripartite societal menace of hunger, increased criminality and deadly stench from uncleared dump sites. Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja and its environs have come under heavy…

IGP Idris Orders CPs To Dismantle Roadblocks

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday directed all Commissioners of Police to dismantle all roadblocks set up by police officials on highways across Nigeria. He made this call while addressing senior police officers in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. Mr. Idris also ordered the police commands to stop deploying mobile policemen…

IGP orders CPs to dismantle roadblocks

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, acting Inspector General of Police The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday directed all Commissioners of Police to dismantle all roadblocks set up by police officials on highways across Nigeria. He made this call while addressing senior police officers in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. Mr Idris also ordered…

RRS nabs teenager for selling bar soap as mobile phone

Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command, have apprehended an 18-year-old boy, Segun Adeyefa, for allegedly selling bar of soap as mobile phones to unsuspecting members of public in traffic. The suspect was arrested by the RRS men on routine patrol of Ikorodu Motor Park yesterday at about 19:50 hrs, while…

This Boy Was Caught Selling Soap Bar As Mobile Phone To The Public

The Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command, have apprehended an 18 -year-old boy, Segun Adeyefa, for allegedly selling bar of soap as mobile phones to unsuspecting members of public in traffic. The suspect was arrested by the RRS men on routine patrol of Ikorodu Motor Park yesterday at about 19:50…

Three illegal revenue collectors arrested by police

By OKOSUN DENNIS To arrest the malfeasances of touting, extortion and illegal revenue collection on the major highways within Lagos and Ogun states respectively, the Zone 2 police command, Onikan has arrested three suspects at Berger Area, boundary between Lagos and Ogun States for extortion and illegal revenue collection. Those arrested included Ajala Kabari,  Ilasunkanmi…

We’re ready for ember months, says FRSC

Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, says it has concluded arrangements to ensure safety of the nation’s highways during the last four months of the year, known as ember months. Bisi Kazeem, Public Relations Officer, PRO, of the commission, made the statement in an interview with NAN in Abuja. “Ember months are here again and we…

Police interception of containers outside Ports is legal — Police

THE new Area Commander, Western Ports Police Command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Assistant Commissioner Presley Dode has said that his officers have the right to check, stop and detain any truck with containers that they suspect ‘is carrying illegal goods even after it has gone through clearance processes at the port. Dode said…